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Proceedings of the forty-ninth Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Rustenburg, South Africa, 7-13 September 1999 : confronting the challenges of the 21st century

Author: Joseph Rotblat
Publisher: Singapore ; River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2001.
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In September 1999, scientists and scholars from around the world, concerned with reducing the danger of armed conflict and seeking cooperative solutions to global problems, met under the auspices of the Pugwash conferences, the Nobel-Prize-winning organization. The proceedings deal with a broad range of issues, including: a nuclear-weapon-free world; emerging security threats; development; environment; and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs (49th : 1999 : Rustenburg, South Africa).
Proceedings of the forty-ninth Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Rustenburg, South Africa, 7-13 September 1999.
Singapore ; River Edge, N.J. : World Scientific, ©2001
(OCoLC)48990929
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Rotblat
ISBN: 9789812799647 9812799648
OCLC Number: 260405817
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 471 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part 1. Statements and reports from the conference --
Part 2. Proceedings of the plenary sessions : Proceedings of the opening plenary session; Proceedings of the second plenary session : Security in Africa; Proceedings of the special plenary session : The situation in East Timor; Proceedings of the third plenary session : Science and technology in South Africa; Proceedings of the fourth plenary session : Light weapons and conflict in Africa; Proceedings of the closing plenary session : Sovereignty and intervention : international perspectives; Presidential address --
Part 3. Papers submitted to the conference : Working group 1 : A nuclear-weapon-free world; Working group 2 : Emerging security threats : Africa and globally; Working group 3 : Development; Working group 4 : The environment; Working group 5 : International governance.
Other Titles: Confronting the challenges of the 21st century
Responsibility: editor, Joseph Rotblat.

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In September 1999, scientists and scholars from around the world, concerned with reducing the danger of armed conflict and seeking cooperative solutions to global problems, met under the auspices of the Pugwash conferences, the Nobel-Prize-winning organization. The proceedings deal with a broad range of issues, including: a nuclear-weapon-free world; emerging security threats; development; environment; and international governance.

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